Best Quotes Of Maya Angelou Quotes



If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities. 
Maya Angelou

I got my own back. 
Maya Angelou

Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time. 
Maya Angelou

There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth. Maya Angelo

There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it. 
Maya Angelou

Nothing will work unless you do. 
Maya Angelou

All great achievements require time. 
Maya Angelou

I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver. 
Maya Angelou

If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded. 
Maya Angelou

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. 
Maya Angelou

I'm just someone who likes cooking and for whom sharing food is a form of expression. 
Maya Angelou

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. 
Maya Angelou

I wasn't a pretty girl. I was six feet tall at 15, you know. 
Maya Angelou

Life loves the liver of it. 
Maya Angelou

At 50, I began to know who I was. It was like waking up to myself. 
Maya Angelou

It's one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody. Maya Angelou

No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Maya Angelou

To those who have given up on love: I say, "Trust life a little bit.
Maya Angelou

The intensity with which young people live demands that they "blank out" as often as possible.
Maya Angelou 

I can be changed by what happened to me, but I refuse to be reduced by it.
Maya Angelou 

I don't know how much longer I'll be around. I'll probably be writing when the Lord says, 'Maya, Maya Angelou, it's time.
Maya Angelou 

I find it very difficult to let a friend or beloved go into that country of no return. I answer the heroic question, "Death, where is thy sting?" with "It is here in my heart, and my mind, and my memories.
Maya Angelou

He watched her every move and when she left the room, his eyes allowed her reluctantly to go.
Maya Angelou

I had given up some youth for knowledge, but my gain was more valuable than the loss. 
Maya Angelou

I've conducted the Boston Pops! Imagine that! Me! Maya Angelou! I've sang and danced at La Scala! 
Maya Angelou

I was born in St. Louis but lived there just for a few minutes in my life. 
Maya Angelou

If you're a human being, you can attempt to do what other human beings have done. We don't understand talent any more than we understand electricity. 
Maya Angelou

Writing and cookery are just two different means of communication. 
Maya Angelou

I speak a number of languages, but none are more beautiful to me than English. 
Maya Angelou

As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them. 
Maya Angelou

Whenever I'm around some who is modest, I think, 'Run like hell and all of fire.' You don't want modesty, you want humility. 
Maya Angelou

I believe that each of us comes from the Creator trailing wisps of glory. 
Maya Angelou

I love the song 'I Hope You Dance' by Lee Ann Womack. I was going to write that song, but someone beat me to it. 
Maya Angelou

The poetry you read has been written for you, each of you - black, white, Hispanic, man, woman, gay, straight. 
Maya Angelou

It's very important to know the neighbor next door and the people down the street and the people in another race. 
Maya Angelou

The loss of young first love is so painful that it borders on the ludicrous. 
Maya Angelou

Modesty is a learned affectation. And as soon as life slams the modest person against the wall, that modesty drops. 
Maya Angelou

Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him. 
Maya Angelou

Some critics will write 'Maya Angelou is a natural writer' - which is right after being a natural heart surgeon. 
Maya Angelou

I want to write so well that a person is 30 or 40 pages in a book of mine... before she realizes she's reading. 
Maya Angelou

I was a dancer for many years. I was a premier dancer with 'Porgy and Bess,' the opera. And I taught dance some, in different places. 
Maya Angelou

I long for the time when all human history is taught as one history, because it really is. 
Maya Angelou

I don't think there's such a thing as autobiographical fiction. If I say it happened, it happened, even if only in my mind. 
Maya Angelou

I was married a few times, and one of my husbands was jealous of me writing. 
Maya Angelou

Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives. 
Maya Angelou

I'm interested in women's health because I'm a woman. I'd be a darn fool not to be on my own side. 
Maya Angelou

I think that that's the wisest thing - to prevent illness before we try to cure something. 
Maya Angelou


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